Use of common technology (Fitbit) as an aid to increase ambulation among pre-heart transplant patients
Frederick R. Macapagal, BSN, RN, CCRN, Coronary ICU, De Bakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA; Holly M. Rodriguez, BSN, RN, CCRN-CMC, RN-BC, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit; DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA; Rizalina M. Bonuel, BSN, RN, CCRN, PhD, Harris Health System, Harris health System, Texas, Texas, USA; Emma G. McClellan, MSN, RN, CCRN, NEA-BC, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Houston Methodist (Houston, Texas), Houston, Texas, USA
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|Keywords||Fitbit Activity Tracker;
Patient Feelings with an Activity Tracker;
Pre-Heart Transplant Patients
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Macapagal, Frederick R.; McClellan, Emma G.; Rodriguez, Holly M.; Bonuel, Rizalina M.This research examines the experiences of pre heart transplant patients with ambulatory intra-aortic balloon pump and swan ganz catheter. Each was provided a fitbit to aid with ambulation and mobilization. Recorded interviews ...
Macapagal, Frederick R.; Rodriguez, Holly M.Excerpts from pre heart transplant patients' interviews about the effects of using Fitbit as an activity/ ambulation aid in their pre transplant hospital stay, with corresponding patient-verified analysis and conclusions ...
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